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Elon Musk’s X, Samsung partner to send users photos taken from space

Samsung decided to test out the camera on its new Galaxy S24 smartphone by sending it into space to take pictures of the Earth — and X users have exclusive access to the snaps for a limited time. The electronics giant and social media platform partnered up for the promotion that allows X users access through the end of March to request one of the…

South Carolina woman accused of killing bride in DUI crash released from jail less than a year later

A South Carolina woman who was charged with killing a bride on her wedding night in a DUI crash last April has been released from jail less than a year later.  Jamie Komoroski, 26, posted her $150,000 bail on Friday, and was released from the Charleston County jail at 3:16 p.m., jail records showed.  On April 28, 2023, Samantha Miller, 34, died and her groom,…

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour grilled bosses over network’s ‘double standards’ on Israel coverage: Report

Veteran CNN journalist Christian Amanpour reportedly confronted her new boss Mark Thompson and other executives over what she says are “double standards” when it came to the network’s Israel-Hamas coverage. On Friday, The Intercept reported on an internal meeting at CNN’s London bureau last month that got tense while discussing the network’s protocols for covering the ongoing war and the alleged “hostile climate for Arab…

LARRY KUDLOW: Joe Biden is a hopeless open border man

With all the hoopla reporting of the presidential visits to the Texas border, I haven’t seen any specific references to two very important laws passed by Congress and signed by other presidents that will go a long way toward solving Joe Biden’s catastrophic open border policy, and the roughly 10 million illegals who have entered our country.  First, is section 212(f) of the Immigration and…

Google’s ‘echo chamber’ workplace clouding its impartiality: former employee

A former Google software engineer sounded off against the tech giant and its company culture following the launch of its new Gemini AI that has garnered harsh criticism over its large language model. Speaking exclusively to FOX Business, Mike Wacker, who worked at Google from 2014 to 2019, says the flaws at Google run much deeper than the algorithm, which led its Gemini AI chatbot…

Teenager arrested in killing of Afghan interpreter working as Lyft driver in Washington, DC

Police in Washington, D.C., have arrested a 15-year-old in the July killing of an interpreter from Afghanistan who was working as a ride-share driver after fleeing the country in 2021. Nasrat Ahmad Yar, 31, was shot and killed while driving for Lyft in the D.C. area on July 3.  The unidentified 15-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder while armed, the Metropolitan Police Department said in…

ABC News medical expert clashes with ‘View’ host about miscarriages: ‘Definitely not a baby’ at two months

“The View” co-host Sunny Hostin sparred with ABC News medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton on Friday over the sensitive topics of pregnancy and miscarriages, and what constitutes a baby in the eyes of some mothers versus the scientific community. Hostin argued that she and many women feel that having a miscarriage is losing a baby, while Dr. Ashton appealed to science to insist that miscarriages…

Panera announces major menu changes set to debut next month

Panera Bread will introduce nine new entrees and upgrade some of its current offerings. The changes, centered on giving “core” offerings like soups, salads and sandwiches a boost, arise out of a major update coming to its menus around the country starting April 4, the brand said Thursday. Panera said it aimed to offer “better value through enhanced portions and lower price points” with the menu…

Some Americans will receive a second Social Security check this week

Some Americans will receive two Social Security payments this week, a rare occasion that is the result of a quirk in the system.  Typically, the Social Security Administration sends out just one payment each week, delivering Social Security checks on the second, third and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Then it pays Supplemental Social Security Income — which provides support for disabled people and older…

New York AG sends Nassau County official cease-and-desist order over trans sport ban, threatens legal action

New York Attorney General Letitia James sent a cease-and-desist order to Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman Friday, demanding he rescind an executive order prohibiting transgender athletes from competing in girls and women’s sports in the area.  In a press release issued by the Attorney General’s office, the executive order Blakeman signed last week was slammed as discriminatory and a violation of New York’s Civil and…

Actor Terrence Howard ordered to pay almost $1M in back taxes after saying ‘immoral’ to tax slave descendants

Actor Terrence Howard reportedly said it is “immoral for the United States government to charge taxes to the descendants of slaves” after being ordered to pay nearly $1 million in back taxes. According to a report from the Philadelphia Inquirer on Thursday, a federal judge in Philadelphia ordered the Academy Award-nominated actor to pay $903,115 in back taxes, penalties, and interest. “For more than a…

NYCB stock plummets as bank replaces CEO, cites ‘material weakness’

New York Community Bancorp shares tumbled after replacing its CEO and disclosing lapsed internal controls. Shares of the regional bank fell over 20%.  “As part of management’s assessment of the Company’s internal controls, management identified material weaknesses in the Company’s internal controls related to internal loan review, resulting from ineffective oversight, risk assessment and monitoring activities,” the bank detailed in a filing with the Securities…

Mortgage rates continue their upward climb, prospective buying activity down

Mortgage rates continued to climb this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hitting 6.94%, according to Freddie Mac. That’s up from last week when it averaged 6.90%. The average rate for a 15-year mortgage was 6.26%, down from 6.29% last week. Last year at this time, both 30-year and 15-year mortgages were down from where they are now. A year ago, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage…

Blue Jays pitcher Erik Swanson’s son, 4, out of ICU after being struck by car: ‘God is so good’

The four-year-old son of Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Erik Swanson is out of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) after being struck by a car near the team’s spring training home and airlifted to a Florida hospital, the MLB player’s wife revealed on social media Wednesday night.  Madison Swanson provided an update on their son, Toby, just days after he was struck by a 2024…

Bret Baier, Martha MacCallum to lead Fox News Channel’s ‘Democracy 2024: Super Tuesday Primaries’

Fox News Channel anchors Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum will lead extensive live programming of the Super Tuesday presidential primaries on March 5.  “Democracy 2024: Super Tuesday Primaries” will emanate from Fox News’ New York City headquarters starting at 7 p.m. ET with a rotating team of commentators and hosts including Dana Perino, Sandra Smith, Bill Hemmer, Brit Hume, Harold Ford Jr. and Kellyanne Conway. …

Elon Musk suing OpenAI, Sam Altman for breaching not for profit mission

Elon Musk is suing ChatGPT-maker OpenAI and its chief executive Sam Altman, among others, saying they had abandoned the company’s original founding mission to develop open-source artificial general intelligence technology for the benefit of humanity over profits. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday in San Francisco, says that Altman and OpenAI’s co-founder Greg Brockman originally approached Musk to make an open-source, non-profit company and that the…

Iowa basketball ticket prices surge after Caitlin Clark decides to enter 2024 WNBA Draft

The Iowa Hawkeyes’ Caitlin Clark recently surpassed Kelsey Plum to become the top scorer in NCAA women’s basketball history On Thursday, Clark announced she will enter this year’s WNBA Draft.  Clark has led the Hawkeyes to a 24-4 record this season, and Sunday marks Iowa’s season finale. Her announcement appears to have sent supporters into a frenzy, with thousands of fans seeking tickets to watch…

Dodgers’ Shohei Ohtani opens up about marriage to ‘normal Japanese woman’

Shohei Ohtani shocked the world on Thursday in an Instagram post when he revealed that he not only has a significant other, but he was married.  As such, Ohtani’s personal life, which has been mainly out of the spotlight since he came to MLB, was the hottest topic at Los Angeles Dodgers spring training on Thursday.  Speaking with reporters, Ohtani explained his decision to go…

Lara Trump, out with new kids book, stresses need to keep fighting for America and bedrock values

FIRST ON FOX: In a phone interview with Fox News Digital, Lara Trump shared the details of her new children’s book, “The Never-Give-Up Pup” — and why she believes the timing for this book is exactly right. “Kids need to be taught the value of a hard day’s work,” she said. It’s the same thing when it comes to saving America, she said. “We can’t…

Google Gemini: AI fiasco reignites concerns of political bias at tech company dating back to Trump’s victory

The controversy surrounding the artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot Gemini is reigniting concerns about political bias at Google, a company that has repeatedly been accused of favoring Democrats and fostering a culture of progressive workers. Bias in the tech world has been an issue for years, and it came to a head in 2017 when a male Google software engineer released a 10-page document titled “Google’s…

Major California mall places restrictions on times minors can shop unsupervised after teenage brawl

New age restrictions are now in place for minors wanting to visit a Los Angeles area mall following a massive brawl in December 2023. The Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, which is described on its website as the largest shopping center in the western U.S., will no longer allow unsupervised shoppers under the age of 18 after 3 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The…

Women’s History Month: The 2024 theme, why we celebrate, origins of the occasion

Women’s History Month takes place each March. It’s a time to honor and celebrate the women of the past and present who have made a positive impact on society. Each year, you can celebrate Women’s History Month by showing support for a female-owned business, taking a look back at the historical women of the past, and sharing information about the occasion on social media or…

Biden’s reversal of Trump policies created border crisis, expert says: ‘intentionally unsecured it’

President Biden has used his first term in office to end many of the border and immigration policies of former President Donald Trump’s administration, actions some experts argue have led to the ongoing crisis at the southern border. “By ending Remain in Mexico, encouraging asylum fraud, and mass paroling illegal aliens, Biden has provided entry to millions of inadmissible aliens,” Lora Ries, the Director of…

US citizen arrested at California checkpoint after attempting to smuggle $130k in fentanyl pills

An American citizen was arrested on Wednesday after attempting to smuggle $130,000 worth of fentanyl pills through a California immigration checkpoint, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Thursday. Border Patrol agents at the El Centro Sector checkpoint in Indio said a ride-share taxi driver with four passengers entered the inspection area – which is on Highway 86 near the Salton Sea – at…

Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘Road House’ facing AI lawsuit, director drama ahead of debut

The Jake Gyllenhaal-starring “Road House” remake is facing two major hurdles ahead of its release. This week, screenwriter R. Lance Hill, filed a lawsuit against MGM Studios and its parent company, Amazon, alleging copyright infringement and the use of AI to skirt a deadline in violation of the new actors’ and directors’ guild deals. In documents obtained by Fox News Digital filed in U.S. Central…

Why plastic bag bans are failing

Thirteen states across the country have enacted bans on “single-use” plastic bags, with upwards of 500 cities doing the same. More could be on the way. Environmental groups claim that these bags are difficult to recycle, contaminate oceans and therefore our food source, and can take 1,000 years to biodegrade. According to the Sierra Club, we could be ingesting up to a credit card’s worth of plastic every week. States and municipalities began passing bills in order to cut down on plastic waste, with the idea that forcing consumers…

GREG GUTFELD: Gavin Newsom’s ‘sausage-making’ means ‘making deals for his donor pals’

All right. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you sir. So happy February 29th. It’s a date that only happens once every four years. It reminds me to change my sheets. Now, it’s often said that life is like a crap sandwich. The more bread you have, the less crap you gotta eat. But in Gavin Newsom’s California, they mean it literally. California recently passed a…

Person injured after cellphone explodes at DC high school

A person was injured at a D.C. high school on Thursday morning after a cellphone exploded, according to the city’s fire department. The incident happened around 8:30 a.m., at Roosevelt High School in D.C.’s Petworth neighborhood. Fire investigators believe the explosion was related to a failure in the phone’s lithium-ion battery, and stated that they’re still looking into what exactly caused the explosion. “Once again,…

Oregon man discovers $8.4 million lottery jackpot win a month late

An Oregon man became a millionaire on Jan. 24 — yet didn’t realize it for nearly a full month.  David Schultze, 68, of Milwaukie, Oregon, bought a ticket for the Oregon’s Game Megabucks drawing that was held on Jan. 24, 2024, said the Oregon Lottery in a Feb. 27 press release. After the numbers were drawn, Schultze’s ticket won him the jackpot of $8.4 million…

LAURA INGRAHAM: The White House’s open border policies could cost them the 2024 election

Fox News host Laura Ingraham gives her take on the dueling visits to the southern border Thursday by President Biden and former President Trump on “The Ingraham Angle.” LAURA INGRAHAM: Bad, bad poll numbers. Very bad poll numbers. That’s the reason, and the only reason, that the White House decided to send Biden, finally, to the border after years of avoiding it like the plague….

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